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China Temple old print Tcy Wang Myan by Bellin 1762
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China Temple old print Tcy Wang Myan by Bellin 1762

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China Temple old print Tcy Wang Myan by Bellin 1762

Title: Tcy Wang Myan
(Chinese temples Sin-ko-tsyen)

Description: Chinese Temple Tcy Wang Myan, old antique print of a Sin-Ko-Tsyen temple Canton, Sancian Isle. The print is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Mapmaker Nicolas Bellin.

250 years old print of China.  

Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)
Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. .

Engraved by Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley a Dutch engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart.
Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by van der Schley.

Publishers: Prévost, Abbé, 1697-1763 - Meusnier de Querlon, A.-G. 1702-1780 - Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.

Sheet app.: 16.5 x 16.5 cm. 6.5 x 6.5 inches.
Image app.: 14 x 12 cm. 5.5 x 4.75 inches.
Condition: 18th century antique engraved original print, in very good condition, no flaws.